Subic ‘drug user’ killed inside own home
SUBIC, Zambales — A man, who had confessed his drug habits to the police, was shot dead as he slept in his house on Monday (Aug. 15).
Orlando Dominguez, 51, a resident of Barangay (village) Ilwas here, was killed by two gunmen who, witnesses said, were seen roaming around the victim’s house at about 4 a.m., said SPO4 George Cruz, investigator at the Subic police station.
Police said Dominguez was among the 1,450 confessed drug dependents who surrendered to authorities here under the government’s Oplan Tokhang, a nationwide anti-drug campaign that has been encouraging drug dealers and users to voluntarily surrender to the police.
Citing witnesses’ accounts, Cruz said the gunmen barged into Dominguez’s house and shot the victim.
Investigators recovered from the crime scene a 9mm live bullet, four pieces of spent shells fired from a 9mm pistol, and several drug paraphernalia. SFM
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